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Edward O. Wilson
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Edward O. Wilson is the author of two Pulitzer Prize-winning books, On Human Nature (1978) and The Ants (1990, with Bert Hölldobler), as well as many other groundbreaking works, including Consilience, Naturalist, and Sociobiology. A recipient of many of the world’s leading prizes in science and conservation, he is currently Pellegrino University Research Professor and Honorary Curator in Entomology of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, with his wife, Renee.

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Consilience
The Unity of Knowledge
Written by Edward O. Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 30, 1999
Price: $16.95

In this groundbreaking book, American biologist Edward O. Wilson, argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge and the need to search for consilience--the proof that everything in our world is organized in terms of a small number of fundamental natural laws that comprise the principles underlying every branch of learning... Read more >

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The Future of Life

Written by Edward O. Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 11, 2003
Price: $15.95

One of the world’s most important scientists, Edward O. Wilson is also an abundantly talented writer who has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. In this, his most personal and timely book to date, he assesses the precarious state of our environment, examining the mass extinctions occurring in our time and the... Read more >
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The Future of Life

Written by Edward O. Wilson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 9, 2002
Price: $11.99

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